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has the latest on the game that's about to go underway. >> reporter: cal is playing 50 miles away from home, but with all the blue and gold in here, in less than two hours, number cal will be taking on syracuse. cal beat montana 81-34 on thursday. fans say they will be rooting for cal, of course, but most predict it will be a very close gam game. >> it's amazing. it's so good we got the good draw, got to be local here, playing a great syracuse team today. should be exciting. >> cal will take it down against syracuse. syracuse is the better team. >> are you guys cal fans? >> absolutely. >> do you have the bears on your bracket? >> of course, any good cal fan has them going to the sweet 16. i had them working right through. i figured it's a gimme. >> reporter: right now the oregon ducks are playing against st. louis, then cal and syracuse will take the court at 6:40 this evening. live in san jose, kimberly tere, nbc bay area news. >> still to come at 5:00, a first in the history of the catholic church, and what the former pope promised pope francis. [ male announcer ] fact: the 100% elec
advantage was not enough for the cal bears. a the love fans still walked away smiling. we'll have a live report. >>> plus the bay area was more than a little late for earth hour tonight. we'll tell you why. >>> come on. you can do it. >> we'll introduce you to the florida dheept tackled an alligator getting too close to comfort to a movie school. >>> and after temperatures today climbed back into the 70s, we are tracking dry conditions. so therefore that allergy forecast remains high and uncomfortable. good news is there is rain in the forecast. we'll show you that coming up a little later. >>> tonight at hp pavilion, the third round of the ncaa tournament for bay area basketball fans, the feature attraction, pitted the cal bears against the syracuse orange. nbc bay area kimberly teri is live. here's the question. did the blue and gold leave the orange black and blue? >> reporter: unfortunately for cal fans, no, the bears couldn't get the upper hand in this game. and their season came to an end tonight. cal fans predicted it would be a tight game but they were still hoping for a win. >>
for the thousands of fans in hp pavilion, but for the cal basketball team. the golden bears kick off a big upset. >> best night ever. >> that about sums it up. take a look. all of the blue and gold inside the arena. the game came down in the final seconds. and in the end, 12th seeded cal beats fifth seed unlv. >> so glad we were able to be in the tournament. the last two minutes, which were the most excruciating minutes ever. >> top team, though. >> we'll take it. >> cal advances to the second round on saturday. round one is over, now comes the real hard part, round two. . >> reporter: yeah, the fans are happy. a lot of good fist pumping in san jose. yeah, the magic has arrived. they got to play a team they almost beat earlier this season. and they got to do it 45 miles from campus. here's the highlights of that one. second half, allen crab missing. no big deal. his buddy, robert thurman following with a dunk. unlv had a chance. down three, under two seconds left. a full-court pass, intercepted. cal. cinderella, perhaps, 64-61. >> well, we're thrilled. obviously. i think that kids really had a p
, cal tips off against syracuse in 18 minutes. a trip to the sweet 16 is on the line. tim lincecum is looking to find his groove this spring. the a's are giving him plenty to think about. spring training highlights are next. >>> 6:40 is when the cal men's basketball team is set to tip off against syracuse. they have to get by the number 4 seed to reach the sweet 16 for the first time since 1997. scott reiss is down at the pavilion. what is the key to upsetting the orange tonight? >> you have two teams from good conferences and two historically good coaches. mike montgomery and jim bayheim have combined for over 1,700 victories which is the moment for two competing coaches in an ncaa tournament game. but regardless of pedigree the players have to execute and cal needs a big game from allen crabbe. >> i have grown over the years. people who know me as a shooter, you know, this year, i just tried to be more of a complete player and tried to put the ball on the floor more and get to the free throw line more. try to rebound more. and yeah. i guess i can say i'm trying to, you know, tryi
their support for a number 12 seed, cal bears, who later this afternoon will take on the number five seed, unlv. both teams practicing yesterday during a session that was free and open to the public. cal is seeking redemption to make up for a poor showing during last year's ncaa tourney when they were taken out early on. even coach montgomery speaking to us yesterday admitted that they were not mentally prepared at the time. this game against unlv is also significant because it is a rematch for both teams. the last time cal played the rebels was in december. cal lost by one point. there's a lot of pressure to answer that loss. and speaking to fans this morning, cal fans are hoping for a little payback. >> i was at that game. luck, that was all luck. they went on a good run at the end of the game. cal should have had it. cal was actually off that game, too. >> reporter: what do you think of the vibe today? >> today, this is like a home game for them. they'll have the crowd and i think they'll be ready. >> hope it's just as close a game, except i hope we win this time. >> reporter: you take a loo
. cal as a 12 seed gets to play 45 miles from campus which makes the prospect of upsetting unlv less daunting. it's also great for the fans who can see the game in person. just a glorious situation all of the way around. >> we were surprised we get to stay so close to home. hopefully we can get a good fan base out there and get good krou crowds out there to be behind us and cheer us on. it's a good situation for us. >> they are excited. it's a close to home game. i expect a lot of students. a lot of alumni and a lot of blue and gold out there. i'm happy. hopefully, you know, they'll support us on this run and we'll see what happens. >> getting to stay close to home and same for unlv. it makes so much sense to me to have your people, your fans, your people that followed you all year long to be able to be involved with the game and that makes it more fun for everybody. >> we'll have much more on the cal men's and women's teams. those brackets out today as well. that coming up in the 6:00 hour. guys? >> okay. thank you. great news for the cal basketball team. in addition to cal and unlv
occasions. cal and oregon with bay area fans. >> we're big basketball fans. i'm a cal alumni, too. so the two together is really cool. >> i drove down here with three of my buddies. woke up this morning, booked it down to san jose. >> reporter: and then there's the team from st. louis. the question that everyone wants to know, what is a billicka? >> i don't even know what it is, to be honest. >> reporter: it's actually an elf-like character made up by an art teacher in st. louis in the early 1900s, and originally sold as a charm doll. we all know golden bears are real and they've been in the ncaa tournament 18 times. and won one national championship in three final four appearances. that came in 1959. cal fans this time around aren't necessarily expecting a title, just a good showing. >> they're a good team. they deserve to be here. they fought real hard all year. and i think they could have a good chance to go up the ladder. >> reporter: all right. so here's what we do no. the billickans will take on the oregon ducks saturday. sad news on the road. last-second shot to try to beat mem
's giving cal the chance to gear up for the second round in the ncaa tournament. >>> plus -- >> on bob redell just powering through friday morning to get to the weekend for this wonderful weather and the show here at alameda county fairgrounds. hold onto your seats. live reporting coming up. >> hold onto your steering wheel. winds whipped through the bay area today only to be followed by a beautiful beach week. we'll have the latest on your ski totals and what you can expect right here in the bay area when we come right back. >>> it's friday. for some of us that means it's time to get out of town. our own bob redell is doing it in style. he joins us from good guys riyadh and custom show at the fairgrounds. tell us about the rod you were just riding in. >> yeah, good morning, jannelle. good to see you. i've got to tell you, one thing i like about this car, doesn't have the new car smell. that's kind of the whole idea when you're at the rod and custom show because you've got a true classic muscle car. you're looking at a 1969 chevy camaro, 700 horsepower on the hood, full race car suspen
lives. team cal at home is basically the dream. >> i'm going st. louis by four and cal buzzer beater by one in overtime. >> the cal bears are a big part of the bay area. we expect a big crowd and i think it will be a good site for the home team. go bears. >> cal and syracuse take the court at 6:40 this evening. we will bring you more from the fans here tonight win or lose at 11:00. >> thanks very much. >>> new details in the case of the san jose mother stabbed in broad daylight on friday. police released this picture of the man suspected of killing his girlfriend across the street from the sheriff's department. he had been stalking the woman for at least two years. the 29-year-old victim leaves blind a 10-year-old son and had a restraining order against him. >> detectives say he may be headed to mexico, possibly driving a dark green
see the colors here, didn't have to travel too far, the cal bears were assigned to san jose, essentially a home game. >> we're big basketball fans, i'm a cal alumni, the two together is really cool. >> they're a good team that deserves to be here. they fought real hard all year. i think they will have a good chance to go up the ladder. >> well, we shall see. cal is playing unlv as we speak, the winner advancing to the second round on saturday in san jose. >>> okay, you could call it green apple, ahead at six, the progress on an ambitious goal. >>> and a woman's emotional search for her service dog after somebody stole the little dog. >>> plus, in the hot seat, responding to an nbc bay area investigation, the california air national guard's highest ranking officer has to explain accusations of a toxic culture. >>> and good evening, in the nbc bay area center, after a lot of sunshine, temperatures are dropping a bit, throughout livermore, and cooler out at the coastline, we'll talk about the weekend weather and how high the temperatures will go. coming up in just a minute. . >
, san jose is ready for march madness. they will host teams from around the country to hp. cal and santa cruz are among the high profile teams. it's one of the biggest events in all of sports and it means big business from local restaurants and hotels. the games are on thursday and saturday in san jose. san francisco is turning to one of the world's richest men to cover its budget shortfall for the upcoming america's cup race. the city is asking billionaire larry ellison to help pay for the event. not only can he afford it, but he's got a vested interest since he'll be racing in it. the difference is more than 1300 signatures so far. if he agrees, the city won't have to tap into tax incomes to pay for the race. >> the $2.5 million mars rover is sidelined. ground control is in contact, but it cannot perform any of the scientific experiments it's supposed to do. scientists say the problem is most likely caused by space radiation. they have only a few days until a planetary alignment limits between earth and mars during most of april. >> he hasn't seen them in the content for a long time. >
began on march 13th we're back in a moment to talk about march madness and the cal basketball team. stay with us. for your first day? yeah. ♪ dad: you'll be fine, ok? girl: ok. dad: you look so pretty. ♪ i'm overprotective. that's why i got a subaru. love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. >>> ahmed fareed here. we had madness all over the bay. celebrating in berkley and all eyes were on the seats. barry larkins. first half, miami up 20. shane larkin hitting a three. part of a 28-6 miami run here. still the first, marcus duran, hitting the three at the buzzer. the tigers were sill down three. it was the final game for bob tomlinson. 25 years as a coach at his alma mater. >>> they're going to have to run through a very strong syracuse team coming off a win in montana. of course, we all know where berkley is, but cal wants to make sure the rest of the country does, as well. >> tomorrow will be a fwraet opportunity for us to make a name for ourselves and, you know, put ourselves on that, you know, national scale with, you know, teams like kansas and north carolina and duke. and it's j
is upon us and the cal bears are feeling pretty comfortable. the reason thanks in part to a certain building here in the bay area. we have a live report next in sports. if you like shrimp, then you're going to love sizzler's shrimp combos starting at just $9.99! four kinds of shrimp, seasoned just right and served in three new combinations. at sizzler! and served in three new combinations. the words are going this way-there's no way. oh, the lights came on. isn't technology supposed to make life easier? at chase we're pioneering innovations that make banking simple. deposit a check with a photo. pay someone with an email. and bank seamlessly with our award-winning mobile app. take a step forward... and chase what matters. >>> a preschool once again is open after child abuse allegations temporarily shut it down. center point christian preschool finished teacher training. allegations surfaced last week that a teacher at the school had tied up a 2-year-old girl with tape when that girl refused to take a nap. that teacher was fired. >>> does your employer have the right to know how much
. there are four games tomorrow with two more on saturday. 12th seeded cal takes on number 5 unlv tomorrow afternoon. >>> we have a follow-up to our lead story yesterday. santa clara is putting it all on the line for super bowl l. they agreed to give up millions of dollars in revenue if the niners end up hosting the game in 2016. miami, the other city in the running refused the nfl's demands. they include a waiver on ticket surcharges and hotel charges for employees. the league will announce the host city in late may. >>> we're learning tonight that bay area commuters are so tired of traffic they'll pay to avoid it. that's the case here. where tolls are coming in 25% higher than expected. the mercury news reports the toll lanes on interstate 80 and highway 287 are bringing in 58% more money than expected. the toll charge ranges from 30 cents to more than 5 bucks. cal transis converting to toll ways over the next five years. >>> for many of us green means red. as in red noses and eyes. the grass pollens this year are out much earlier than usual. marianne favro joins us with why this could b
, not free. among the games, cal and unlv, which starts at 4:30 p.m. >> a long day of fun. we'll be right back with sports. >>> welcome back to nbc bay area. tell the truth, is 13 an unlucky number? the warriors entered the night with 13 games remaining in the regular season and needed some luck while visiting the spurs. they haven't won in san antonio since 1997. let's get to some action. second quarter, warriors down nine. stef curry, lazy pass. the steal and a jam at the other end. warriors down 13 at the break. fourth quarter, golden state cut it town to five. but tim duncan still has game. he had 25 points, 13 rebounds. spurs win 104-93. >>> the cal bears men's basketball team is the number 12 seed in the eastern region, but they open the tournament a top, skip and jump from their backyard. the bears face number five seed unlv tomorrow. they're scheduled to tip off at 4:27. mike montgomery says his guys are prepared for the big dance. >> i think everybody is pretty aware that we're not prepared mentally. i think they were disappointed. we played for the conference championship and gr
. >>> first, let the madness begin. we'll tell you if cal and st. marys were punching their tickets to the big dance, next in sports. >>> ahmed fareed here at the xfinity sports desk. madness has crept into the bay area, and not just at some st. patrick's day party, although there too. we're talking march madness. selection sunday, the day every college basketball team learns it's ncaa fate. the cal bears earned the 12 seed in the east region, setting up a rematch with unlv in san jose. the bears fell by a single point to the running rebels in december. mike montgomery's squad finished the season with a 20-11 record. and good news for the st. mary's gaels. they made the tournament by the skin of their teeth. they'll take on middle tennessee state for the 11 seed in the midwest region. randy bennett's squad finished 27-6 on the season. it is their eighth tournament appearance in school history. >>> and it is not the tournament stanford wanted to play, in but they'll do their best to defend their nit title. the cardinal is the number four seed. they'll host stephen f. austin tuesday at 8:00. ste
the selection committee of that and the cal bears say thank you very much. they will play at hp pavilion against the five seed unlv. an incredible advantage from a fan standpoint but in terms of travel and preparation, an ideal situation. >> we definitely were surprised that we get to stay so close to home. hopefully we can get a good fan base out there and get good crowds out there to be behind us. we think it is a good situation for us. >> i think they are pretty excited. it is a close to home game. i expect a lot of students and alumni. i am happy. >> getting to stay close to home and the same for unlv, makes so much sense to me to have your people, your fans, your people that followed you all year long to be able to be involved potentially with the game. that makes it more fun for everybody. >>> how about the ladies? cal is representing there, as well. a two seed in the spokane region of the ncaa women's tournament. the bears will play fresno state in lubbock saturday 1:20 local time. cal could find itself on a collision course with a bay area area because the cardinals will take on six team
of the teeth will take on middle tennessee state. and the quadfinished 27-6 on the season. all, the cal bears in the eastern region, setting up a rematch with unlv. they fell by a single point to the running rebels in december. and they finish with a 20-11 record. they are in, now they just have to win, guys. >>> one last check of the forecast. you mentioned rain, mentioned snow. quite not as remarkable as all that. >> compared to what we are used to seeing. >> can i interrupt and say you are not wearing green. >> olive green right here. >> oh, that's really important when we're talking about it. >> if i wore kermit green, i would be i visible. >> we learned that the hard way. >> that would be fun. >> green on the radar, tuesday into wednesday, upper 60s, near 70 for one more day. rain starts to come in. probably not going to impact tuesday morning commute. but as we head through the afternoon, there is the green showing up. rain tapering off to wednesday morning. but a pretty dry looking forecast. and you consider, this time year, storms could drop an inch or two of rain, this one, if we're
. that includes games at the shark tank that start tomorrow. that's where you catch cal bears taking on unlv. last night st. mary's getting off to a good start in the ncaa tournament, wing and advancing to 64. st. mary's beats up on middle tennessee, 67-54. the gales in action. still alive. take on memphis tomorrow. >> i got no words to describe it. it's awesome. no comparison. this the best i ever had. >> the celebration continues in the dominican republic as a new world champion was crowned at at&t park. the dominican republic was perfect through the entire world baseball classic. topping off the journey with an emotional 3-0 win over puerto rico to claim the title. the team has a few distinct san francisco ties with giants reliever santiago casilla. former out field eer moise alou >>> giants home opener friday april 5th. again, the cardinals. >> huge win. he said bigger than the world series. >> i know. all about hometown pride. when we come back, joe cool is entering the hall of fame again. >> we'll explain that coming up. >>> sacramento is rolling out the red carpet tonight to honor some very
, cal berkeley professor robert wohlin ski passed away. he was one of the first guys who did artificial intelligence. his family and friends say robert loved everyone except people who called him bob. >> we won't call him bob. >> thank you very much. >>> all right. time to check the forecast with meteorologist christina loren. >> the clouds are already forming. >> they are thickening up, ladies. good morning to you, laura, martinez. a good day shaping up. the only day without any rain chances, even though we have a very slight chance towards midnight. 11:30 to midnight might be getting our first activity. show you what i mean in a minute. for the moment, 54 in nevada, 64 in concord, not bad in san jose, 55 degrees. you're at 60 in sunnyvale. here is the weathermaker offshore. continue to pump clouds all day long, making the big ridge of high pressure, what we call a dirty ridge. even though we're slated to hit 60s and 70s. that breeze will pick up. you will notice clouds thicker by the time the day is done. mostly cloudy, look like rain, smell like rain. hold off on showers. 64 in fremo
a few minutes. >>> and i'm scott reiss. the cal bears are bound and determined to get the bad taste of the pac-12 tournament out of their mouth. plus the harbaugh brothers reunited for the first time since the super bowl. any hard feelings? if you like shrimp, then you're going to love sizzler's shrimp combos starting at just $9.99! four kinds of shrimp, seasoned just right and served in three new combinations. at sizzler! >>> talk about your hot yoga. yoga pants by lululemon are being recalled because the pants are see through. there was an issue with one of the suppliers and that resulted in lulupants that are just too sheer. the pants were sold between march 1 and march 16. people in san francisco say the pants can be expensive but they are comfortable and last a long time. they were surprised by the recall. the company is working with the supplier to get to the bottom of the issue. lululemon is offering a full refund on the sheer yoga pants. if you have them take them back. >> very stylish. i see everyone around town wearing those pants. let's bring in jeff ranieri with the fore
of the california state house championship and one of the craziest finishes you are going to see. plus cal still dancing. they are fired up for syracuse up next. from the x finity sports desk the bears talk about how they plan on pulling off another upset. if you like shrimp, then you're going to love sizzler's shrimp combos starting at just $9.99! four kinds of shrimp, seasoned just right and served in three new combinations. at sizzler! >>> the dominican republic celebrating a win capping a perfect 8-0 run while becoming the only undefeated team ever in the third edition. and fans of the dominican republic joining the players to celebrate the style. reliever wanted the chance as well as a general manager. all making their home country proud. on the other side giants outfielder was named to the all team. >> it is puerto rico. we play with our heart. i tip my hat to the dominicans. >> the field crew gets ready for the home opener. n . >>> from baseball to wine. it's that time of year after the winter slumber our local vines are awake. bay area wine makers are a little nervous. here is joe rosato
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, the so cal knight. >> i love that. >> yes. >>> let's check in with rob m d maye mayeda. thanks to our sea breeze, we're cooling down things off. 40s and low 50s outside. and very likely we'll see some patches of low clouds for the morning. right now down to 51 degrees. 49 san francisco and in santa cruz. 49 degrees, watching for the low clouds to form. you can see the wind direction. southwest at 17 into fairfield that is a pretty good push of cooler ocean air into solano county and into the east bay, which will set the stage for some clouds to start tomorrow, and very likely a cooler afternoon for tomorrow as well. so 70s not likely to be in the forecast. so we're looking for some areas of morning mist too along the coast and peninsula for tomorrow morning. and then partly cloudy skies for the afternoon highs. low to mid-60s, and then starting tuesday into wednesday, eespecially for the north bay, there is a chance of seeing some showers as an area of low pressure approaches the coast, and an increasing chance of showers i think as we be through the weekend. satellite and radar mainl
to the morning commute. >> that's right. the rail. mass transit update. cal tran between san antonio and california, north through palo alto basically, expect major delays system wide. i expect the train speeds through that area. earlier a crash sounds like it killed somebody on the track through the area. the investigation continues. slow drive through the peninsula, san mateo, slow 101 from san bruno to san francisco due to a series of crashes. back to you. >> thank you very much. once again an amber alert in the south bay. they are looking for a white jeep cherokee. another local news update in half an hour. ♪ i want to you rock me, rock me ♪ >>> 8:30 on this monday morning the 25th of march, 2013, start of easter week. passover begins today. looking at the weather you might think it was january, we have storms in a big part of the country this morning, cold temperature ss hanging on. i'm savannah guthrie alongside matt lauer, al roker and tamron hall in for natalie this morning. >>> this is a fun segment we always fling philip galanis in, talks about sticky social situations
jose got a chance to test out the court yesterday. among them, cal, which starts their quest for the final four at 4:37 this afternoon against unlv. the golden bears are the number 12 seed in the eastern region. saint mary's will be playing today but all the way in auburn hills, michigan. they play memphis at 11:45 this morning. fans will gather at dryden hall to cheer on their team. there will also be a watch party at pete's tavern in san francisco. got to love the enthusiasm. te >>> the time is 10:29. beautiful sunshiny day over sunol. you can see the hills get to stay green a little bit longer because of the rain that came through. we have good air quality. feel free to open up the windows in your home. highs right about average for this time of year. 67 in livermore. 68 in concord. 63 right here in san jose. it's been a rough commute in oakland this morning, mike. >> yeah, just as oakland was getting better, fremont kicked in. now fremont is getting better here. but look at the map, the farther back we go, more problems coming off the dumbarton bridge. another crash just
'm laura garcia-cannon. cal moving on in the ncaa tournament. they beat unlv. stanford plays tulsa sunday at home at maples pavilion. today turning out to be glorious. >> it really is nice. good morning to you. inland, 70, warmer days ahead, 71, 65 at the coast. rain returns next week tuesday through friday. hello? the words are going this way-there's no way. oh, the lights came on. isn't technology supposed to make life easier? at chase we're pioneering innovations that make banking simple. deposit a check with a photo. pay someone with an email. and bank seamlessly with our award-winning mobile app. take a step forward... and chase what matters. ♪ >>> welcome to "today" on this friday morning, march 22nd, 2013. we have got a lot of folks outside celebrating the kickoff for the first spring weekend here in rockefeller plaza. wee waiting for spring to actually show up. >> yeah, dylan what's up with that? >> stop apologizing, not your fault as al would be quick to point out. >> lighright. >> we're here with dylan dreyer and jason kennedy pinching for willie and al as well. take three tod
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